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Crosslake School Board holds retreat on strategic plan


The Crosslake Community School (CCS) Board held a retreat Wednesday, July 16, to discuss the school's strategic plan for the next three years.

The board has identified its core goals in the plan involve academic excellence, community engagement and environmental education.

School Director Todd Lyscio said the strategic plan will allow he and other staff to "develop a framework that helps us avoid reactionary planning."


Chelsey Perkins
Chelsey Perkins grew up in Crosslake and is a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in professional journalism from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Perkins has interned at the Lake Country Echo and the Rochester and Austin Post-Bulletins and also worked for the student-run Minnesota Daily newspaper as a copy editor and columnist during college. She went on to intern at Utne Reader magazine, where she was later hired as the research editor. Before joining the Brainerd Dispatch, Perkins worked as a staff writer for the Pineandlakes Echo Journal.
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